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CSU an asset to Columbus economy, study shows

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Colleges and universities are not only beneficial for students looking for higher education; they also make money for cities.

A study from the University System of Georgia shows that Columbus State University earned a $247,000,000 economic impact for the city of Columbus and surrounding areas.

The data was collected between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012.

The report also determined that more than 2,200 jobs exist as a result of spending from the university.

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